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Andrew C. Pickett

Principal
Boston

P 617-367-0025 F 617-367-2155
Andrew.Pickett@jacksonlewis.com

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Andrew C. Pickett

Biography

Andrew C. Pickett is a principal in the Boston, Massachusetts, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice concentrates exclusively in employment litigation and counseling on behalf of management.

Andy advises clients regularly on employment law issues, including allegations of unlawful discrimination, reductions in force, FMLA leave, the Americans with Disabilities Act, non-competition agreements, and litigation under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. He has substantial trial experience, and appears frequently in state and federal courts in employment-related litigation, including defending clients against the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in “pattern and practice” class action discrimination litigation. He also defends employers in administrative proceedings at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, and other state human rights agencies.

Andy lectures frequently on employment law and related issues. Andy served as a Special Assistant District Attorney in the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office in 1990 and 1991 and also served as law clerk to the Honorable Albert W. Coffrin, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont, during 1986 and 1987. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Andy was with the prominent Boston-based firm Ropes & Gray.

While at Cornell Law School, he was Chancellor of the Cornell Moot Court Board and was a semi-finalist in the ABA’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition.

Honors and Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, "Employment Law - Management" and "Litigation - Labor and Employment" (2011-present)
  • Chambers USA, “Labor & Employment-Massachusetts” (2020)
  • Martindale-Hubbell, "AV Preeminent - Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence" (2019)
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers® (2008-present)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts State Bar Association
  • Vermont Bar Association